Emory Healthcare/Emory University Research Interviewer, Senior in Atlanta, Georgia
This job is part of the PRISM Health team at Rollins. Through the confluence of behavioral, social science, epidemiology and biomedical research, Programs Research Innovation in Sexual Minority Health (PRISM) undertakes quality science, innovative research, and evidence-based programming to better understand and improve the sexual health of sexual minority populations, with a focus on HIV.
Online participant recruitment and follow-up for retention
Data collection and quality control of data
Tracking in participant management system
Oversee day-to-day online participant management, including sending reminders and incentives to study participants
Assisting study leads with administrative tasks (budget, management of human subjects protocols)
Coordinating testing kit and specimen management and shipping to participants
Coordinating laboratory testing and return of test results for project participants
Working with mobile app developer to design and test study mobile application and databases
Following up with study participants to facilitate linkage to care
PRISM Health currently has a large CDC-funded implementation science study examining the effectiveness of mailing out HIV self-testing kits and providing access to Internet-based prevention mobile applications and websites as a public health strategy to increase linkage to HIV prevention (HIV preexposure prophylaxis, PrEP) and care (antiretroviral therapy, ART) services for Black and Hispanic men who have sex with men (MSM).
There may be additional opportunities to become involved with data collection, data analysis, and presentation of results.Some of this person's time would be dedicated to similar work with other PRISM Health projects (see list at), including day-to-day participant management and other tasks as needed. The applicant’s interests can shape which other projects they may become involved with.
The position is with PRISM Health (), and located in Atlanta, GA. PRISM Health is a very active and collaborative group, consisting of 8 faculty members and over 35 staff. The nested research environments of PRISM Health, the Department of Epidemiology, Rollins School of Public Health and the Emory Center for AIDS Research offer a vibrant and supportive community for conducting HIV/AIDS and infectious disease research.
JOB DESCRIPTION: Recruits, screens, identifies, contacts, and interviews participants to obtain data for assigned research projects. Interviews may be conducted in person, in a clinical setting, the subject's residence, or by telephone. Coordinates the data collection process. May abstract data from the participant's medical record. Schedules appointments, obtains consent forms, explains the study to the participant and collects data. May observe participants and record results of observation through written documentation or video recording. Edits completed questionnaires for completeness, legibility and accuracy. Follows up with participants to obtain missing data or clarify existing data. Designs forms, worksheets and study questionnaires. May code and enter data into a database. Compiles data and produces reports to be used for analysis of research findings. May monitor blood pressure and heart rate and may take vital signs and height/weight measurements. May collect blood, saliva, or urine samples from participants and prepare them for laboratory testing. Provides direction to others engaged in the interviewing process. Maintains required record-keeping. Performs related responsibilities as required.
A high school diploma or equivalent.
Two years of administrative support, customer service or other related experience which includes one year of interviewing experience.
Data entry experience.
Positions that require drawing blood require completion of a phlebotomy training program.
Experience working with HIV/AIDS research, prevention, or treatment
Ability to work independently and with a team
Familiarity with LGBT+ communities
Experience with recruitment and retention for research studies
Strong organizational skills and detail-oriented
Experience with social media advertising
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Job Number 41527
Job Type Regular Full-Time
Division School Of Public Health
Department SPH: Epidemiology
This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues: Not Applicable
Job Category Laboratory
Location : Name Emory Campus-Clifton Corridor
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